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South Dakota historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.

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South Dakota Historical Markers1938 Earthquake

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The first earthquake reported in the region occurred on October 9, 1872, 17 years before South Dakota was admitted to the Union.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/19/2006

last visited: 7/17/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Nidaros

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Many years have now passed since the Nidaros Lutheran Congregation was chartered in the sod home of Norwegian immigrants John and Kirsti Thompson on August 12, 1868.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/16/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersA Round Barn?

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I never knew there was such a thing as a round barn so this was a very different type of history to me.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kache pack

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/28/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersRenner Field

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In the mid 1920's, Harold W. Tennant started providing flight instructions and air taxi services in a 118 acre field owned by George Renner.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/2/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLindbergh Landing

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The Guggenheim Fund and the US Dept. of Commerce sponsored Lindbergh in a nation-wide air tour.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/2/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Village of Renner

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Some interesting history in the small town of Renner

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kache pack

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/27/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJoe Foss

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Joe Foss a popular name in South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 10/15/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJoe Foss Statue

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This Historical Marker about the statue of Joe Foss, famous World War II fighter pilot, is mounted on the wall of the entry foyer of the Sioux Falls Regional Airport located at 2801 Jaycee Lane in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: 10/15/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAmidon Graves Mystery

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Where are Judge Joseph and William Amidon really buried at?

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAmidon Affair

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The murder of Judge J.B. Amidon and his son.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/23/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBomber Rams Skyscraper

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Following victory in Europe during WWII, the Sioux Falls Army Airbase became a reception center for airmen returning for redeployment to the pacific.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 12/7/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMagma

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Origins of magma deposits in the region surrounding Sioux Falls, SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersStratosphere Baloonist

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Nick Piantanida dreamed of recapturing the world free fall record from the Soviet Union.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 12/26/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCactus Hills

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Cactus Hills are composed of sand and gravel deposits left from more than 300,000 years ago.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/16/2006

last visited: 10/22/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersForgotten Heroes

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Victims of two tragic flying accidents are remembered on both sides of this historic marker.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 12/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMunicipal Airport

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The establishment and growth of the Sioux Falls Municipal Airport is related on this historical marker found just south of the airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 12/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMassacre Site

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In the summer of 1864 members of the Yankton Agency scout unit captured and executed the Santee who were out to kill white settlers. A shallow grave was discovered not far from here when they were building one of the airport runways.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 12/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Concrete State Highway

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This SD Historic Civil Engineering Landmark was the first concrete State Highway constructed in SD 1919~1924

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/16/2007

last visited: 5/7/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMidair Collision

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Two airplanes from the Sioux Falls Army Air Force Radio Training Program collided over this marker December 8, 1944.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 12/17/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJohn Thompson, Pioneer

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John Thompson arrived in America in 1854 from Norway as an orphan.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEarly Settlers Association

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In 1892 a group of settlers began to organize an Early Settlers Association.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFrederick Manfred's "Siouxland"

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Writer establishes the region as Siouxland located in Sioux Falls, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 5/7/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDubuque House - Near Falls Park in Sioux Falls

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Near one of the entrances to Falls Park in Sioux Falls, marks the nearby site where Sioux Falls first Hotel was in 1857.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/12/2006

last visited: 10/23/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDaughters of the American Revolution Historical Marker – Sioux Falls, SD

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This historical marker stands on the grounds of the Veterans Memorial Park in Sioux Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/8/2012

last visited: 10/15/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHuman Timeline

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Paleoindians are the first humans settling in the region.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 10/22/2011

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